seventh map

Saturday, August 12, 2006

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Assignment #7

Saturday, August 12, 2006

On your last day, Daniel, hardly a Filter has a word to say.

You have to figure out your final assignment on your own based on what the viewers have provided on the wiki and the blog comments.

sixth map

Friday, August 11, 2006

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Assignment #6

Thursday, August 10, 2006

WHAT: Daniel, throughout this trip, you have been a tourist, a guest, an outsider. Today, you are a local. Trick us into believing that you are a local. Tell us a story about your history.

TECHNICAL RESTRICTION: Keep the camera moving. Nothing static. Speak French with subtitles as necessary.

fifth map

Thursday, August 10, 2006

special thanks to n.f.

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Assignment #5

Wednesday, August 9, 2006

WHERE: On a train, headed for Montreal

WHAT: Daniel, it’s time to bare your soul. Tell us what you’re afraid of. Show us what you’re afraid of. Let us feel your fear.

TECHNICAL LIMITATION: Unedited, raw footage (title and credits but that’s all). Cinema verité. Also, no “looking out the window” shots.

fourth map

Wednesday, August 9, 2006

links to characters.
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Assignment #4

Tuesday, August 8, 2006

WHERE: Toronto

WHAT: Today, Daniel, you can only shoot footage within a one block radius of where you’re staying. Show us the neighbourhood. Interact with the locals. You must include this interaction in the video.

TECHNICAL RESTRICTION: Absolutely no tripod. Only existing sounds. No voiceovers. No text.

third map

Tuesday, August 8, 2006

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Assignment #3

Monday, August 7, 2006

Make ’em laugh, make ’em laugh.

WHAT: For today’s assignment, Daniel will attempt to make us laugh with his comedy stylings.
TECHNICAL RESTRICTIONS: No closeups. Only wide shots, please.

second map

Monday, August 7, 2006

i added my own technical restriction today, in honor of a working camera.
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Assignment #2

Sunday, August 6, 2006

Day two:

WHERE: Niagra Falls

WHAT: What is it like to be a child at Niagra Falls? Children are your audience. Show us from a child’s point of view.

TECHNICAL RESTRICTION: In light of Daniel’s broken video camera, we have decided that the technical challenge today will be managing to post a video at all. Therefore, Daniel, you’re technical challenge is to produce a video today regardless of whether or not you have an operational camera. Good luck!

first map

Sunday, August 6, 2006

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Assignment #1

Sunday, August 6, 2006

WHERE: departs New York (La Guardia) at 7:59am.
-arrives in Buffalo NY 9:20am
-from there, Daniel takes a bus trip across to Niagra Falls (ticket can be bought at the site, giving Daniel time to stop for food or look around a bit
-Once in Niagra Falls, he will be staying at the Best Western Fireside, within walking distance of major attractions

WHAT: Make a video about journeys, transportation, dislocation, confusion. This one is all about departures and arrivals.

TECHNICAL RESTRICTION: Tell the story out of order. No voice over, no overlaid text.


Thursday, July 20, 2006


contribute thoughts
contribute money (until july 28th)

proposal video

Friday, June 30, 2006